2016 March Madness: Odds to Win Each Region

Earlier this morning, Bovada posted odds for every tournament team to win their region. Just a few hours later, the Las Vegas-based Westgate posted their own odds with several major discrepancies. The most obvious difference was that the favorite odds were much shorter and the lower-seeds were even bigger ‘dogs at the Westgate. There was…

2016 March Madness: NCAAB Futures Offering Value

Last month when we first released our bracket simulator, we identified several teams whose odds of winning the national championship were being undervalued. By combining information from our historical database along with data from well-respected basketball sources including ESPN, Ken Pomeroy and Jeff Sagarin, we were able to create our own title probabilities and check…

NCAAB Game of the Week: Arizona vs. Oregon

Tonight in the semifinals of the Pac-12 Tournament, the 15th-ranked Arizona Wildcats (25-7 overall, 12-6 conference) will face off against the 8th-ranked Oregon Ducks (26-6 overall, 14-4 conference). Both teams have firmly clinched a spot in the NCAA Tournament, but this game should have a tremendous impact on seeding. Arizona opened as a 1-point favorite…

How Has the First Day of Free Agency Affected NFL Win Totals?

Several weeks ago, GC Technology became the first major sportsbook to post NFL win totals for the upcoming 2016 season. Their numbers had the Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Steelers and Seahawks leading the way with 10.5 projected wins, while the Browns were viewed as the league’s weakest team with an over/under of 4.5 wins. Yesterday marked…